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Silkway west airlines goes for salmon - new freighter airline to Avinor Oslo airport


As of Friday the 27th of September Silkway West Airlines will inaugurate its long expected freighter operation from Avinor Oslo Airport, connecting The Norwegian salmon Industry with its global Hub in Baku.

- We are exited to offer the Norwegian Seafood industry increased connectivities through our Global Aircargo Hub in Baku. Silkway has been flying Norwegian Seafood for many years through other European gateways, and we are now very pleased to finally add Oslo to our global network, says Silkways Commercial Director Europe, Mr. Riad Fataliyev

The route will be operated by a Boeing 747-400F, serving Avinor Oslo Airport every Friday with onward connexes throughout the whole Far East via Baku. In Baku The Silkway Group is operating a State-Of-The-Art aircargo centre which does include modern temperature controlled and perishable facilities.

- Silkway is with their new route recognizing Oslo Airport as the most significant cargo hub in
Northern Europe, says Director Cargo Avinor, Martin Langaas”


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Avinor is a wholly-owned state limited company under the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications and is responsible for 44 state-owned airports.

Avinor has taken a leading role in reducing climate gas emissions from the aviation industry, including the development of electric aircrafts and supplying sustainable jet-biojetfuel.

Avinor provides safe and efficient travels for around 50 million passengers annually, half of which travel to and from Oslo Airport.

Over 3000 employees are responsible for planning, developing and operating an efficient airport and air navigation service. Avinor is financed via airport charges and commercial sales.  The air navigation services is organized as ​subsidiary wholly-owned by Avinor. Avinor's headquarter is in Oslo.

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